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There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Cadro by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

Train via Lugano-Paradiso

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano-Paradiso

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lugano

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Cadro

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio

Fly to Milan Linate, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano

Florence to Cadro by train and bus

The journey time between Florence and Cadro is around 3h 42m and covers a distance of around 385 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Florence to Cadro service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Canobbio, Ganna. Typically 163 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

163 Weekly Services
3h 42m Average Duration
SFr 43 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cadro is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cadro is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Florence to Cadro is to bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 6h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Cadro is to train which costs €40 - €150 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Cadro. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Cadro, Paese via Milan and Lugano, Stazione Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 53m.

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The distance between Florence and Cadro is 309 km. The road distance is 386.4 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cadro without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs €40 - €150.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Florence to Cadro, including transfers.

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Florence to Cadro bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Florence station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Cadro is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs €40 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 6h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Cadro bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Lugano station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Cadro.
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  • Distance: 308.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Cadro, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Florence to Cadro via Milano Centrale, Lugano, and Lugano, Stazione Nord in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Cadro via Milan, Lugano, and Lugano, Stazione Nord in around 6h 53m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 370 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 370 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 490
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 290
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 290
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Rome, Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 290
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 370 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 1100
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 280 - SFr 1300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 1200
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 1200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to Milan Malpensa via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 390 - SFr 1100
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Base Standard
SFr 45 - SFr 60
Base Premium
SFr 55 - SFr 80
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Smart Low Cost
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Smart Flex
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano-Paradiso
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Milan to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Cadro is 386 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Florence to Cadro.

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Iberia, Austrian Airlines, Luxair and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Cadro. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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